Battle Magic: Book summary and reviews of Battle Magic by Tamora Pierce

Battle Magic

by Tamora Pierce

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Battle Magic by Tamora Pierce
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On their way to the first Circle temple in Gyongxi, mages Briar, Rosethorn, and Evvy pay a visit to the emperor's summer palace. Although treated like royalty when they first arrive, the mages soon discover that the emperor plans to invade Gyongxi, posing a fatal threat to the home temple of the Living Circle religion. Accompanied by one of the emperor's prize captives, the three mages rush to Gyongxi to warn its citizens of the impending attack. With the imperials hot on their trail, Briar, Rosethorn, and Evvy must quickly help the country prepare for battle. But even with the help of new allies, will their combined forces be enough to fight the imperial army and win the war?

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"[Pierce] has teeming armies of fans, guaranteeing that this routine, cozily predictable outing will be a huge seller." - Kirkus

"The author's many fans, the first generation of which have now grown to adulthood, should help make this tale as successful as earlier books set in the Circle universe. Ages 12–up." - Publishers Weekly

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Tamora Pierce Author Biography

Tamora Pierce is the critically acclaimed author of more than twenty novels, including the Circle of Magic and The Circle Opens quartets, The WIll of the Empress, Melting Stones, and, most recently, the New York Times bestselling Beka Cooper trilogy. She lives in New York State with her husband, Tim, and her seven cats and two birds.

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Tamora Pierce: first name rhymes with camera

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